CA daily briefing: Tuesday 3 December 2019
Your essential briefing of the morning's top news stories.
Good morning, Andrew Harbison here keeping you up-to-date with the latest news from ICAS and around the world.
Spotlight on ICAS
This Giving Tuesday, ICAS is promoting the work of the ICAS Foundation, which supports talented young people living in disadvantaged communities to study accounting and finance at a range of universities. The financial bursaries and mentoring support provided by the Foundation are critical to helping these students make the best of their time at university and to go on to take the next steps in their career. Discover how the ICAS Foundation supports talented young people in need of financial and mentoring support.
ICAS is seeking to appoint members to join its Ethics Board. These positions will take effect on 1 February 2020. Find out more about the role and how to apply.
Ann Buttery reports on amended requirements in the new Code of Ethics in relation to loans and guarantees with clients
Today's top stories from around the web
- US threatens tax on champagne and French cheese (BBC News)
- British drivers launch Volkswagen 'Dieselgate' action in High Court (City AM)
- Fund managers deploy machines to decipher British election riddle (Reuters)
- TSB bonuses to be docked for failure to meet gender balance targets (The Guardian)
- Sky Studios Elstree development to create 2,000 jobs (Sky News)
- FCA: Adviser charging an ‘emotive’ subject (Accountancy Age)
- UK shoppers cast off Brexit blues to spend more in November - BRC (Reuters)
- Lagarde: ECB should do more to tackle climate emergency (The Guardian)
That's all for today. Check back tomorrow for your Wednesday briefing.